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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
of the benefits will help keep the economy growing. >>> if congress refuses to act, it won't just hurt families already struggling, it will actually harm our economy. unemployment insurance is one of the most effective ways there is to boost our economy. when people have money to spend on basic necessities, that means more customers for our businesses and ultimately more jobs. >>> fighting a report the president says allowing the benefits to expire could cost businesses 240,000 jobs. >>> the california public utilities commission has announced it's joining the investigation into this week's disabled bart train incident. at least nine people went to the hospital wednesday after the train became stuck in a berkeley hills tunnel. bart says the train stopped after a short caused emergency brakes to activate, creating a smoky dust that made several passengers sick. >>> could the latest diet craze be as simple as taking a walk? more people are tracking their steps to lose weight and many are using technology developed right here in the bay area. here is health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >>
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
house says president obama is preparing to deliver a speech on the economy including renewing the call for increasing the minimum wage. the president plans to argue the case that income inequality and wages not moving up are threatening retirement security. the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 and higher in california. polls show the economy remains the single biggest concern for americans despite the recent focus on health care. unemployment is high at 7.3 percent. >> nothing unusual about seeing windows where you go but did you know that microsoft considered getting into the lingerie business? >> no. efforts are underway to avert another government shut down. now we have the bloomberg business report from jane king. >> good morning, never thought microsoft and bra would be in the same sentence but here it is. first, though, possible progress inives to avoid another government shut down. budget negotiators are close to a zeal where democrats will raise fees for airline passengers and republicans grow we do more federal spending. the deal is finalized and provide a framework for a
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> workers take the jobs because they are desperate in an economy that is not creating enough work for people with want to go to work and not creating enough middle class jobs. >> this is the demonstration in oakland back if october and if the minimum wage went up to $15 food prices would go up and there would be fewer jobs. last month, president obama said he would back a senate measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and san francisco and san jose heard pay $10 or more an hour. >> a report card is due for bart police show how well they have implemented changes in the wake of the oscar grant shooting five years ago. bart police will receive grids -- grades on 55 changes recommended with calls for bart miss to improve rider state, increase visibility, and provide proper training to employees. the bart board will be briefed on the train break down in the berkeley hills tunnel and consider bart fare changes. >> the agency that oversees development in the san francisco way has launched a remain for am investigation into google secret barge at treasure island. right ares is re
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
for the economy. next monday could be a big on-line shopping day, wal-mart.com and other retailers are trotting out bargains for "green monday." last year, the monday after cyber monday ended up being the third big of the on-line shopping day of the year. >> the holiday party could be more gun this year with business leaders appearing more subsequent rouse. the owner of a steakhouse says hot dates like to thursdays before christmas were backed up with reservations by last year and they back to having opening bars. >> and embattled toronto mayor is criticizeing president obama. mayor ford denouncing president obama's health care law telling sports radio show that the affordable care act is too expensive despite the fact that canada prides itself in a government run h care system and says as a person i like president obama. i don't like his policies. >> some parents are sounding off after a new baby bouncy seat has an ipad holder. the toy company released this video showing how it works. the toy company is selling the seat for $80 and says it offers play and learning at finger tips of the baby bu
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